Introduction: How to Make a Bow - PVC Bow - Quick and Easy

How to make a Bow - PVC Bow - Quick and Easy

In this video, I show you the steps to make yourself a simple bow out of pvc.
You do not need any heat or reshaping of the pvc to do this, just some simple cutting and sawing is needed. 
This bow is a powerful and accurate weapon.
Be careful and make sure you shoot it safely.

You will need:
- PVC - One piece of 1" at 12 inches long
- PVC - One piece of 3/4" at 5 feet long
- PVC - Two pieces of 1/2" at 4 inches long
- a Saw
- Paracord (string)
- rubber mallet (hammer)
- Electrical tape or duct tape
- paper clip


GeorgeP49 (author)2016-08-09

Hickory wood is the best for a bow. You can bend it double without breaking.

The Indians used hickory.

GarrettM15 (author)2015-10-20

What kind of knot is that for the paracord???

SpecificLove (author)GarrettM152015-10-20

Just a simple doubleknot made real tight. It can sometimes loose up and I have to retighten.

CodyL4 made it! (author)2015-07-17

pretty cool. hardest part was lining all the cuts up. would recommend if you're bored for a weekend. cost was under $10 which was also nice.

SpecificLove (author)CodyL42015-07-17

Well done

JoeJ7 (author)2015-04-14

how long does it take to make roughly for a first timer?

SpecificLove (author)JoeJ72015-04-15

If you are good with your hands, less than an hour if you have everything in the video.

Spaceman Spiff (author)2015-01-19

Very Cool!

Thank you

Samman1014 (author)2014-10-28

Thanks, I might try pipe insulation instead of a paperclip

SpecificLove (author)Samman10142014-10-28

Sounds like a plan

Samman1014 (author)2014-10-27

Why do you have to cut the smaller pieces

SpecificLove (author)Samman10142014-10-28

I cut them so they would be easier to slide inside the larger pipe.

nothintosee (author)2014-03-20

I made a bow just like this. They are better than some bows you can buy at cabelas.

SpecificLove (author)nothintosee2014-03-20

Very true and cheaper

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